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collocation facility

Collocation areas or rooms are segregated areas in a data center or exchange that house a customer's or another carrier's equipment.

Collocation area in data center, photo: Scan-Plus.

Collocation area in data center, photo: Scan-Plus.

In public networks, collocation space is used for the installation and operation of technical equipment from different subscriber network operators. It is a separate room located within an exchange that can be used by all operators. The leased usage area, the collocation area, is identified by markings on the floor.

A collocation space is used for collocation, it must meet certain climatic conditions and have a power supply for the equipment.

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Englisch: collocation facility
Updated at: 14.05.2018
#Words: 98
Links: data center (DC), carrier, indium (In), collocation, space (SP)
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